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Vickers ready to race again after undergoing heart surgery

...everyone he still has what it takes to win Sprint Cup races following emergency open heart...great," said Vickers, a three-time Sprint Cup Series winner who had nine top-10...But Vickers said he is driven to win a Sprint Cup championship, and doesn't want...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-01-27/vickers-ready-race-again-a
NASCAR to leave championship format unchanged this year

...winner-take-all final race among four drivers. Kevin Harvick won the season finale at Homestead in November to claim his first Sprint Cup title.France called it "perhaps the best Chase ever" and said the excitement will carry into this season."It's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-01-26/nascar-leave-championship-
Sports | The Augusta Chronicle

...Training Track. CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Brian Vickers is eager to get back on the racetrack and prove he still has what it takes to win Sprint Cup races following emergency open heart surgery. Sports Tweets Note: Announcements for participatory events must...

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Sprint Cup drivers gear up for new season with Rolex 24 at Daytona

...the off-season by running in several Sprint Car races around the country.Jamie McMurray...and more than 30 national victories in Sprint Cars, 22-year-old Larson admitted...as laid back in these cars as I am in Sprint Cars," he said. "Being the worst guy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-01-21/sprint-cup-drivers-gear-ne
2 men arrested in Walgreens crash

...meantime, Perez drove the white van into a Sprint Foods store on Flowing Wells Road in...to Carmax, deputies noticed that the Sprint had been burglarized. A check of the...Walgreens was damaged, Morris said.The Sprint was burglarized at 2:07 a.m., and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-26/2-arrested-1-walgreens
Overtime

...12 races this year while two will be on Fox. Adam Alexander will do play-by-play alongside Michael Waltrip and current Sprint Cup drivers including Gordon, reigning champion Kevin Harvick and Brad Keselowski. Fox did not specify which races the four-time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-01-25/overtime
Session beers pack more flavor with less alcohol

RICHMOND, Va. - When it comes to beer, Super Bowl Sunday is a marathon, not a sprint.So if you're hoping to sip craft brews throughout the game, you might consider more "sessionable" beers to keep yourself...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-01-24/session-beers-pack-more-flavor-less
Mark Martin one of seven to be inducted to Motorsports Hall of Fame of America

...Kendall. It also includes two deceased drivers, Duke Nalon (sprint and midget cars) and Lloyd Ruby (USAC)."This year's...so you run them hard for 24 hours, so it's a 24-hour sprint race. Just don't get caught up in someone else's mistake...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-01-23/mark-martin-one-seven-be-i
Swiss skier Lara Gut prevails in homeland

...Rybinsk, Russia, Italy's Federico Pellegrino and Sweden's Jennie Oeberg took advantage of a weakened field to win freestyle sprint races. BOBSLED: In St. Moritz, Switzerland, Latvia's Oskars Melbardis and Daumants Dreiskens moved atop the overall standings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-01-24/swiss-skier-lara-gut
Augusta lacks pedestrian safety measures on most dangerous roads

...33.5 million for the following 10 years."Bicycle and pedestrian improvements are like the old saying, 'It's not a sprint; it's a marathon.'" DeCamp said. "Our communities are doing whatever they can to improve their facilities as the opportunity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-22/augusta-lacks-pedestrian-safe